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Sukmawan, Sony; Setyowati, Lestari; El-Sulukiyyah, Ana Ahsana – International Journal of Language Education, 2021
The use of authentic materials for language teaching is common. Yet, there is not much information about what type of instructional materials benefits learners. The purpose of the study is to find empirical evidence of whether non-fiction authentic materials are more superior that fiction authentic material. The researchers used an experimental…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Instructional Effectiveness, Authentic Learning, Nonfiction
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Hamilton, Lorna G.; O'Halloran, Isabelle; Cutting, Nicola – First Language, 2021
Narrative production draws upon linguistic, cognitive and pragmatic skills, and is subject to substantial individual differences. This study aimed to characterise the development of narrative production in late childhood and to assess whether children's cumulative experience of reading fiction is associated with individual differences in narrative…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Child Development, Narration, Reading Materials
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Parlevliet, Sanne; Amsing, Hilda T. A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
Between 1902 and 1913 two acclaimed educational reformers wrote several series of children's primers in the Netherlands. Jan Ligthart and Hindericus Scheepstra collaborated closely with the painter Cornelis Jetses who provided the illustrations. The series would become classics in both text and image. In this article the symbolic educational…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Change, Instructional Materials, Illustrations
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Shoaib, Muhammad; Mubarak, Sobia; Khan, Shahzeb – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2020
The contemporary world faces imminent environmental crises perpetrated by industrial and technological advancements, lethal warfare and neoliberal modes of development. The ecological concerns are gaining great academic attention all over the world. In this pursuit, the role of literature especially literary fiction in making visible as well as…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Fiction, Novels, Reading Materials
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Borodina, Tatiana; Sibgatullina, Alfiya; Gizatullina, Anna – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2019
The relevance of the problem of the formation of creative thinking among students of pedagogical areas of training is explained by the current contradiction between the society's need for creative, creatively thinking teachers and the insecurity of the system of professional pedagogical training necessary conditions for organizing the process of…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Thinking Skills
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Kozak, Stephanie; Martin-Chang, Sandra – Reading Research Quarterly, 2019
Teachers who are knowledgeable about the basic structure of the English language incorporate this knowledge into their instruction. In this study, the authors explored a similar relation between knowledge of print exposure and planning for a grade 5 classroom. The personal reading experience (print exposure) of 106 preservice teachers was measured…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Elementary School Students, Grade 5
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Weippert, Tracy L.; Domke, Lisa M.; Apol, Laura – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2018
Critical literacy works to make readers aware of the explicit and implicit ideologies present in texts. Engaging in critical reading helps readers recognize and interrogate ideologies in texts in order to be more informed readers. This action research study examined the development of critical literacy skills in 19 prospective elementary teachers…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Childrens Literature, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Lupo, Sarah M.; Strong, John Z.; Lewis, William; Walpole, Sharon; McKenna, Michael C. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2018
To increase reading volume and help students access challenging texts, the authors propose a four-dimensional framework for text sets. The quad text set framework is designed around a target text: a challenging content area text, such as a canonical literary work, research article, or historical primary source document. The three remaining…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Content Area Reading, Visual Stimuli
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Sciurba, Katie – Journal of Literacy Research, 2017
This article combines interview data from a group of boys of color at an urban single-sex school and content analysis of "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" and "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" to demonstrate the complexities of readers' responses to literature. Textual relevance, or the ability to construct personal…
Descriptors: Males, Minority Group Students, Single Sex Schools, Autobiographies
Bassett Dahl, Heather Jane – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This research study focuses on how an aesthetic reading stance with dystopian literature can aid teens in the development of historical thinking skills. My research is based on ideas from Louise Rosenblatt's transactional theory and Sam Wineburg's concept and definition for historical thinking along with the UCLA Standards for Historical Thinking.…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Aesthetics, Skill Development, Fiction
Barbieri, Richard – Independent School, 2016
Imagine you were an independent school educator in the years just before World War II. When the first "Independent School Bulletin" arrived, almost simultaneously with the attack on Pearl Harbor, what books would have been on your shelves? Are there any books your children and grandchildren might be reading now? According to best-seller…
Descriptors: Educational History, Fiction, Nonfiction, Novels
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Cardon, Teresa; Kelley, Jane E. – Reading Horizons, 2016
Given the CDC's report of a 30% increase in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnoses over the past two years, it is important to increase awareness and educate teachers and students in both general and special education classrooms. One way to bridge the gap between students with and without ASD is to use authentic narrative fiction as a teaching…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Focus Groups, Vignettes
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Donne, Vicki – International Journal of Special Education, 2016
Many educators have reported limited education in their training or preparation programs on assistive technology and communication devices. The present study reported on action research conducted in this area using book study groups. Participants included graduate students enrolled in a face-to-face course required within their special education…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Graduate Students, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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McQuillan, Jeff – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2016
Nation (2014) concluded that most of the vocabulary one needs to read challenging texts in English can be acquired incidentally through voluminous reading. This study examines possible texts that second language (L2) readers can use to move from controlled-vocabulary materials such as graded readers, which go up through approximately the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reading Materials, Vocabulary Development
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Mahrouse, Gada – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
Author Gada Mahrouse begins this article by saying that the terms "intersectional" and "transnational" are widely misunderstood and misused by academics. She writes that the first, "intersectionality," has become a buzzword, not only in feminist courses but also in mainstream disciplines and areas of research. She…
Descriptors: Bias, Fiction, Films, Feminism
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